OBITUARY

Ruth M. Carreras

August 26, 1931December 28, 2018
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CARRERAS, Ruth Minter, age 87, of Richmond, passed away on December 28, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nora Minter; husband, Joseph Allen Carreras; and brother, John L. Minter Jr. “Pete.” Ruth is survived by her children, Joseph A. Carreras Jr. “J.C.” (Ruth Anne) and Judith C. Crenshaw (Doug); grandchildren, Joseph A. Carreras III “Joey,” Brian R. Carreras (Rita), James D. Crenshaw (Elizabeth), Timothy A. Carreras, Robin “Courtney” Crenshaw; four great-grandchildren; and siblings, Ann M. Hardy and Betty M. Barnett. Ruth was a homemaker and a member of Broadus Memorial Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a service will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park, Sandston, Va. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences may be made at www.nelsencares.com.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nora Minter; husband, Joseph Allen Carreras; and brother, John L. Minter Jr. “Pete.” Ruth is survived by her children, Joseph A. Carreras Jr. “J.C.” (Ruth Anne) and Judith C. Crenshaw (Doug); grandchildren, Joseph A. Carreras III “Joey,” Brian R. Carreras (Rita), James D. Crenshaw (Elizabeth), Timothy A. Carreras, Robin “Courtney” Crenshaw; four great-grandchildren; and siblings, Ann M. Hardy and Betty M. Barnett.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, January 5, 2019
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